Willis Group has appointed Dominic Casserley as the company’s next chief executive officer (CEO), effective January 7th, 2013.
The current CEO, Joe Plumeri, will serve as non-executive chairman through July, 2013. Willis Group also announced that Steve Hearn, currently the chairman and CEO of Willis Global, will serve as deputy CEO of Willis Group.
“The Board of Directors, which has now concluded a rigorous and thorough search for our next CEO, is thrilled to welcome Dominic Casserley to Willis to inaugurate the next great era for our company. We think Dominic will be an extraordinary leader for Willis, just as Joe Plumeri has been,” said Bill Bradley, managing director of Allen & Co. and Willis’ presiding independent director.
Willis Group, Dominic Casserley, new CEO